Field Officer

at Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe
Published September 4, 2022
Location Kyiv, Ukraine
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  



Help is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Field Officer for its Emergency assistance programme to ensure support of programme activities.


About Help:


German organisation “Help-Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe” (Help) is active worldwide for 40 years. We are currently implementing different programmes in more than 25 countries (


Since its inception in 1981, Help has been committed to providing people in need with prompt, sustainable and long-term aid, and support. Help strengthens survivability, improves living conditions, and increases the resilience of people in difficulty worldwide.




Help is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Field Officer specialized in construction and engineering. The Field Officer will work under supervision of the Project Manager and the Project Coordinator and will be responsible for the implementation of programme activities in the field of Winterization, Housing and Reconstruction.


Location: Field Officer will be based in Kyiv with frequent travel all around Ukraine.


Starting date: ASAP


Duties and Responsibilities:


Implementation and monitoring of all project components withing Emergency assistance programme with a special focus on Winterization, WASH, Shelter, Housing.

Identifying potential objects that can fit within HELP Programme criteria.

Field trips at initial and each stage of project implementation.

Preparation of specifications for construction and engineering in cooperation with the supervisor.

Maintaining contacts with local partners, in cooperation with the supervisor.

Informing counterparts about the state of the project implementation.

Project activity reporting and documenting.

Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills:


Previous work experience in Civil engineering/Industrial construction

University degree preferable (within social sciences, economics etc.)

Valid B driving license is a must

Active knowledge of spoken and written English and Ukrainian languages

IT literacy

Analytical and organizational skills

Good communication and interpersonal skills, self-initiative, responsibility

Ability to work both independently and as a part of the team

Ability to learn quickly and adjust to new assignments.

Active driving skills and possession of an own vehicle are mandatory

Willingness to perform extensive field work

Reporting and communication:


The Field Officer reports to the Project Manager according to the reporting procedure set by Help.


How to apply


Interested candidates, with the required qualifications, may submit their Curriculum Vitae in English to Help via e-mail as soon as possible.


Please indicate the vacancy title you are applying for in the subject line. Additional proofs (diploma, references, etc.) are not needed at this stage.

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